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"Unnatural" body?
Journal Title: EDUCAZIONE SENTIMENTALE 
Author/s: Marco Aime 
Year:  2013 Issue: 20 Language: Italian 
Pages:  9 Pg. 130-138 FullText PDF:  638 KB
DOI:  10.3280/EDS2013-020012
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No human society in the world lets the body as it is at birth. Everyone, in a more or less sharp way, alters and transforms the body during life like after death. Stolen from his merely biological and natural dimension, human body become a tool with which a society could express his specific cultural identity. So the human body is transformed in a kind of blank page on which every society and every human being write their own text. A text that tell the way they want to appear to the world.
Keywords: Body, nature, culture, identity, death.

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Marco Aime, "Unnatural" body? in "EDUCAZIONE SENTIMENTALE" 20/2013, pp. 130-138, DOI:10.3280/EDS2013-020012

   

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